Betonica officinalis syn. Stachys officinalis. Betony.

Life-form & Growth Form:  

Hemicryptophyte. Herbaceous perennial. Little/no vegetative spread. 

Flowering period: 

June to August

Habitats: 

Open woodland, hedgerows and meadows. Pastures, cliff top grassland. Mildly favours acidic soils.

Threats:

Agricultural improvement of fields. Overgrazing by livestock. Woodland disturbance and tree clearance. 

Static distribution map:
Betonica officinalis
Betonica officinalis

For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage